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Civil rights icon John Lewis remembered in Alabama

By Kim Chandler Associated Press TROY, Ala. (AP) — Civil rights icon and longtime Georgia congressman John Lewis was remembered Saturday — in the rural Alabama...

Family remembers ‘Cleve’ Eaton, 80, the jazz great, who died Sun.

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Cleveland “Cleve” Eaton, the Hall of Fame jazz legend from Fairfield (Ala.), died on Sunday morning. He was 80. “He was...

Cleveland “Cleve” Eaton, Hall of Fame jazz great, dies at 80

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Cleveland “Cleve” Eaton, the Hall of Fame jazz legend from Fairfield (Ala.), died on Sunday morning. He was 80. “He was...

Supreme Court blocks curbside voting in Alabama

By KIM CHANDLER AP NEWS MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision Thursday blocked a lower court ruling allowing curbside voting...

Q&A With Kenneth Boswell, chair of Alabama Counts 2020 Committee

Compiled By Erica Wright Kenneth Boswell, director of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs, is chair of the Alabama Counts 2020 committee. He...

Coronavirus, The Census and Impact on Alabama

By Yvonne Taunton UAB News In the wake of the global pandemic, COVID-19, which is affecting every state, Alabama is facing a unique challenge in getting its...

Time for the Alabama Democratic Party to unite

By Linda Coleman-Madison This is an opinion column “A house divided against itself cannot stand.” -- Abraham Lincoln I have been distressed to see the Alabama Democratic...

Rep. Chris England: ‘. . . reconnect and rebuild the Alabama...

The Birmingham Times On Saturday, November 2 Representative Chris England, of Tuscaloosa, was elected Chair of the Alabama Democratic Party, becoming the first African-American to...

Rep. Chris England elected first black to lead Alabama Democrats

Times staff report Representative Chris England, of Tuscaloosa, was elected Chair of the Alabama Democratic Party on Saturday, becoming the first African-American to hold the...

Mayor Woodfin announces free college tuition for Birmingham school students

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Students who have attended Birmingham City Schools are eligible for a free in-state tuition program through the Birmingham Promise Program,...

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